Lucky Dragons & David Behrman/Ben Vida
SOLD OUT! Lucky Dragons' Luke Fischbeck opens his project room with a 4-cjannel sound environment and David Behrman/Ben Vida will perform in our gallery one night only. Also on view this night: Gamelatron Jalan Jiwo (final night) and Babyharvester's slice castle pizzeria and arcade. Free. RSVP list is closed. No admittance after 7pm.
Lucky Dragons is an ongoing collaboration between Los Angeles-based artists Sarah Rara and Luke Fischbeck. Active as a band since 2000, they are known for their participatory approach to making music, radically inclusive live shows, and their playfully humanistic use of digital tools. Fischbeck and Rara have presented collaborative work in a wide variety of contexts, including the Whitney Museum of American Art (as part of the 2008 Whitney Biennial), the Centre Georges Pompidou, Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, London's Institute for Contemporary Art, The Kitchen and PS1 in New York, REDCAT and LACMA in Los Angeles, MOCA Los Angeles, the 54th Venice Biennale, and the Smithsonian's Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, among others.
David Behrman has been active as a composer and artist since the 1960s. Over the years he has made sound and multimedia installations for gallery spaces as well as musical compositions for performance in concerts. Most of his pieces feature flexible structures and the use of technology in personal ways; the compositions usually rely on interactive real-time relationships with imaginative performers.
Ben Vida is a composer, improviser and sound artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Utilizing analog and digital synthesizing technologies, Vida’s compositions focus on aural phenomena and sound localization. Vida co-founded the group Town and Country, produced three records of world musique concrete under the name Bird Show and plays in the band Soft Circle. In collaboration with Keith Fullerton Whitman and Greg Davis, he creates cross-control voltage integrated improvisations and real time automatic group compositions.